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Term:Abnormality of the gingiva
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Accession:HP:0000168 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any abnormality of the gingiva (also known as gums).
Comment:The gingiva consists of the mucosal tissue that lies over the alveolar bone and around the base of the teeth.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Abnormality of the gums;   Gingival abnormality
 xref: UMLS:C4021816

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of head or neck 0
        Abnormality of the head 0
          Abnormality of the face 0
            Abnormality of the mouth 0
              Abnormal oral morphology 0
                Abnormal oral cavity morphology 0
                  Abnormal oral mucosa morphology 0
                    Abnormality of the gingiva 0
                      Fusion of gums 0
                      Gingival bleeding 0
                      Gingival calcification 0
                      Gingival cleft 0
                      Gingival fibromatosis 0
                      Gingival hyperkeratosis 0
                      Gingival overgrowth 0
                      Gingival recession 0
                      Gingivitis 0
                      Periodontitis + 0
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